Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Fifth Republic" 58/45.
Mute material used in newsreel story - lots of extra shots.
Full title reads: "La France Devant Son Destin".
GV Demonstrators in the streets of Algiers. SV Muslim women among the demonstrators. GV Demonstrators with banners. CU Banners reading "De Gaulle au Pouvoir" (De Gaulle to Power). GV Crowd of demonstrators. SV Members of the Public Safety Committee on veranda of Government House. GV Crowds near Government House in Algiers.
SV Demonstrators in the street of Corsica. CU Demonstrators holding hands above their heads in V for Victory sign. SV Colonel Tomago who has taken over powers on the island. SV Police controlling demonstrators. CU Demonstrators marching along. CU Demonstrators on top of car waving flag with the Cross of Lorraine flag. CU Colonel Thomago saluting and waving. SV Crowds. GV Crowds around War Memorial in Corsica.
GV House of Assembly in Paris, France with delegates seated listening to Pierre Pflimlin. CU Pflimlin speaking. GV Members of Assembly. CU Windows of hotel Matignon, where Pflimlin is holding an emergency Cabinet meeting, pan to show Press. CU Pinay walking to his car. SV Pflimlin walking down steps of Hotel Matignon. SV Pflimlin's car driving away. SV. Top of Elysee Palace, pan to doorway CU Pflimlin being interviewed by reporters announcing that he has just handed his resignation to Rene Coty.
GV Demonstrators in streets of Tunis. CU Moslem women. GV Demonstrators, man seated on another's shoulders speaking. GV Demonstrators in Tunis.
GV Elysee Palace, Paris, France. SV Photographers. CU Independent leader into Palace. LV Demonstrators. CU Pierre Mendes-France with Edouard Daladier, and Jacques Duclos leading demonstrators. GV Demonstrators. GV Demonstrators. CU President of the National Assembly, Le Trocquer reading Rene Coty's announcement. SV Members of the House. SV Le Trocquer. SV Coty into car. SV Car away. GV Charles de Gaulle at Press conference. CU Photographers. SV De Gaulle speaking. CU Reporters. CU De Gaulle. CU De Gaulle in military dress standing at desk dissolve to notice signed by De Gaulle. SV De Gaulle inspecting guard. CU French soldiers. CU soldiers. GV Ships. CU Gun barrel. CU Side of ship hit. CU Landing craft. SV Soldiers out of landing craft. GV Soldiers up beach. GV Arc de Triomphe surrounded by people. GV Military and other personnel led by De Gaulle. CU Soldiers. SV Crowd. CU General de Gaulle walking along. GV Crowds. GV Colombey les deux Eglises. GV Street. GV One of the churches. LV Through the trees of De Gaulle's house. SV Cows walking in front of camera. BV Car going into grounds of General de Gaulle's residence. GV People outside the gates of General's house and car leaving. In this car are Guy Mollet and Dexonne. CU Mollet and Dexonne in rear seat. S. Another car leaving General de Gaulle's residence. CU Country folk watching. CU Car with General de Gaulle in the back. CU Country folk watching. CU Car going past. CU Crowd making V-signs. CU Crowds. SV General de Gaulle's car through Paris. GV Road packed with cars. GV Crowds. CU Crowds around car. GV Crowds, pan up to memorial. GV Demonstrators. SV Demonstrators having climbed up memorial. SV Two demonstrators standing beside statue. SV Press taking photographs of Rene Coty. CU Coty walking. CU Statue. CU Flower stall with young men around it. SV Girls walking along street. Top shot, crowds milling around General de Gaulle's car. SV Demonstrators.